The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 28 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Migration 4 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.82% 3.66% 12.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 4.69% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 21
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£450 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -29.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 128 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.76% 78.05% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 96 139
Average daily rate £425 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Migration across the Halifax region.

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Halifax region.

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Migration also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Migration.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) ClearQuest
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Essbase
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Migration also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Migration. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Essbase
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (20.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Director
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modeller
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Modeller
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle